Virtual Earth

Virtual Earth is a Microsoft-owned mapping service that provides high resolution aerial and satellite imagery, as well as street maps and topographical data, for most parts of the world. The service is similar to Google Maps and Yahoo! Maps, but provides more comprehensive coverage of Europe, Africa, and Asia. Virtual Earth also offers a 3D … Read more

Network access point (NAP)

A network access point (NAP) is a connecting point for devices in a network, typically a local area network (LAN). A NAP provides a central location for users to connect to the network and allows for the easy expansion of the network as more users are added. A NAP is typically a hardware device, such … Read more