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Ah, this question. First, let me say that I work for an address validation company, SmartyStreets, but I will try to be objective. US Geocode data generally comes from two basic sources, FREE and EXPENSIVE. Let's go there for a little bit. Free geocode data comes from the US Census Bureau. Some will tell you that it comes from USGS or even from the ...
Using Bing, Google HERE, or any of the other enterprise mapping providers would require that the base maps also be from the same provider, with the exception that you can mix Bing and HERE data together. Bing Maps is a good choice as it has most of the data HERE has, but in some countries uses other (better) data providers, for instance, China, Japan, and ...
A Bing Maps partner already exposes Bing Maps as a WMS service: http://www.onterrasystems.com/web-mapping-mapsavvy/
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