Upgrade Analytics Breaking Change Notification: KB Update Required

The Upgrade Analytics team is improving the way your machines send data to Microsoft.  Action is required by January 31st, 2017 to ensure the data in your workspace remains complete and accurate. One of the prerequisites for Upgrade Analytics is the Compatibility Update KB (KB 2952664 for Windows 7 machines and KB 2976978 for Windows…


Computer Groups are now available in Upgrade Analytics

We are happy to announce that Computer Groups are now available in Upgrade Analytics. Computer Groups allow you to segment your environment by creating Computer Groups based on OMS Log Search results or by importing Groups from Active Directory, WSUS or System Center Configuration Manager. Computer Groups are an OMS feature, more information is available…


Site Discovery and Ready for Windows data are now available in Upgrade Analytics

Today, we are excited to announce the addition of two new features in Upgrade Analytics – Site discovery and Ready for Windows integration. Site discovery is an optional component that can provide you with an inventory of web sites that are being used by your Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices that run Internet Explorer…

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New version of the Upgrade Analytics Deployment Script available

On December 1st, 2016, we released a new version of the Upgrade Analytics Deployment Script. This article has been updated to reflect changes in the new script. If you are using an older version of the script, we encourage you to download version 11.11.16 or later from the Microsoft Download Center. A new version of the Upgrade Analytics Deployment…


Announcing Office Hours for Upgrade Analytics

It’s been about a month since we launched Upgrade Analytics as a public preview.  We hope you’ve had a chance to explore the solution and learn about how Upgrade Analytics can help you plan and manage the Windows upgrade process end to end. Our goal is to simplify the traditionally long and challenging process of…


Upgrade Analytics Public Preview is now available

Upgrade Analytics is now available as a Public Preview. You can either add it to an existing OMS workspace or you can sign up for a new OMS workspace with the Upgrade Analytics solution enabled. Data generated by Upgrade Analytics is not counted towards your OMS quota, so you can use a free-tier OMS workspace…


Meet Upgrade Analytics

Many customers are evaluating or piloting Windows 10 in their organizations but before rolling the OS out more broadly, they want to ensure their applications and drivers are ready. Upgrade Analytics is a new service from Microsoft which leverages telemetry in order to provide customers with insights which allow them to quickly evaluate application and…