What era is your
infrastructure from?

Still using older POWER technology? Much has changed since POWER5, POWER6, POWER7 and even POWER8 was introduced.

2004

College students try out
a new social network
called Facebook.

POWER5
2004

2005

The Xbox 360 game
console first appears
in stores.

2007

Apple fans applaud as
Steve Jobs introduces
the iPhone.

POWER6
2007

2008

Web surfers start using
the first version of
Google Chrome.

2010

San Francisco becomes
the first city where
riders can hail an Uber.

2013

The price of one Bitcoin
surges from $13 to over
$1000.

POWER7
2010

2012

NASA’s Curiosity rover
successfully lands on
Mars.

2016

The 2016 Summer
Olympics takes place in
Rio de Janeiro.

POWER8
2014

2015

BB-8 appears for the
first time in “Star Wars:
The Force Awakens.”

2017

The first Tesla Model 3
rolls off the assembly
line.

2018

SpaceX conducts the
maiden launch of the
Falcon Heavy rocket.

POWER9
2018

2018

On-demand streaming
becomes the most
popular music format.

2018

One in six Americans
now owns a voice-
activated smart
speaker.

It’s time to upgrade.
Learn more:

POWER5
2004

2004

College students try out a new social network called Facebook.

2005

The Xbox 360 game console first appears
in stores.

POWER6
2007

2005

Web surfers start using
the first version of
Google Chrome.

2007

Apple fans applaud as
Steve Jobs introduces
the iPhone.

POWER7
2010

2010

San Francisco becomes
the first city where
riders can hail an Uber.

2012

NASA’s Curiosity rover
successfully lands on
Mars.

2013

The price of one Bitcoin
surges from $13 to over
$1000.

POWER8
2014

2015

BB-8 appears for the
first time in “Star Wars:
The Force Awakens.”

2016

The 2016 Summer
Olympics takes place in
Rio de Janeiro

2017

The first Tesla Model 3
rolls off the assembly
line.

POWER9
2018

2018

On-demand streaming
becomes the most
popular music format.

2018

SpaceX conducts the
maiden launch of the
Falcon Heavy rocket.

2018

One in six Americans
now owns a voice-
activated smart
speaker.

It’s time to upgrade.
Learn more:

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