Bing Maps CRM System Scheduled Maintenance on February 10 Starting at 8pm PST

The Bing Maps CRM system is scheduled for maintenance on February 10, 2012, beginning at 8pm PST.  The work is scheduled to be complete within 12 to 16 hours.  During this time the Developer Portal  (www.bingmapsportal.com) will be unavailable for tasks such as key creation, account management, reporting, and SDS via the Developer Portal. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
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Bing Maps Reporting Tips

By Ricky Brundritt, EMEA Bing Maps Technology Solution Professional In addition to Bing Maps great API’s, there are some helpful reporting tools available to anyone who has a Bing Maps account: Developer or Enterprise. These help you get insight as to how people are using your map applications, and to also keep track of your Bing Maps usage so that it does not exceed your allowed transactions. For example, according to the Bing Maps Terms of...
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Upcoming Bing Maps Webcasts Now Open for Registration

  The Bing Maps Platform from Microsoft enables organizations to easily and cost-effectively deliver geospatial content to the customers and businesses they serve. Not only does this optimize existing investments in GIS and imagery services, it allows organizations to save money using Bing Maps by making strong connections with customers and exposing relevant content easily on a map from Bing. Register today to attend a webcast and learn...
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Upgrade from Bing Maps Tokens to Keys Today

For our current customers using the Bing Maps Token Service, we want to make sure you’re aware that this service will be retired on March 30, 2012. We strongly encourage you to upgrade any applications using a Bing Maps Token to a Bing Maps Key now. It is much easier to authenticate your application using a Bing Maps Key and keys do not expire. Ready to get started? The MSDN article, Migrating from Tokens to Keys, tells you how to obtain a...
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Updates to Bing Maps: REST API, AJAX Control v7, and Account Center

Today we are announcing the release of several updates and new features in the Bing Maps REST web service, Bing Maps AJAX Control version 7, and the Bing Maps Account Center. Bing Maps REST Web Services  Support for Multiple Image Formats Previously a request for static images through the Imagery-API would have always returned results in the PNG-format. With the new release you have now the choice between PNG, JPG and GIF. While PNG...
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Updates to the Bing Maps Account Center – Data Source Management

If you manage data sources in Bing Maps then you know we’ve made several updates to the Bing Maps Account Center and the REST Web Services in the last few weeks. We released more changes to the Bing Maps Account Center including bug-fixes, improved usability and some new features for the management of your own points of interest (POI) in the cloud. The top 3 improvements are: 1. Direct Publishing of Data Sources Management of your own data...
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