What has happened to the Seagate Cheetah 15k SAS drives?

I hit Seagate's web page and can't make heads or tails out of it. I was looking for their 15k SAS drives. About the only thing I could find were their 12Gbp/s "Enterprise" drives. Is that really their entry point in to the 15k SAS drives at this point? What happened to the Cheetah?
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LockDown32OwnerAuthor Commented:
I know they are still available. Why can't I find them on Seagate's web page? Has Seagate discontinued them? What is Seagate's current entry in the 15K SAS arena? Actually... please look at the original questions.
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it_saigeDeveloperCommented:
This is the only current 15K SAS HDD that I could find from Seagate.

http://www.seagate.com/internal-hard-drives/enterprise-hard-drives/hdd/enterprise-performance-15k-hdd/

Although I cannot find a direct source, it appears that they have dropped the Cheetah moniker.

-saige-
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LockDown32OwnerAuthor Commented:
I found what you did. It appears to be a 2.5" to boot! Something is going on with Seagate. Tech Data dropped them a year ago and Ingram Micro doesn't have a lot of their parts.
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DavidPresidentCommented:
The 15K.7 Cheetah formally went EOL Dec 2014.  
Here is their roadmap and replacements directly from Seagate, from their Non-NDA roadmap.

http://www.seagate.com/files/www-content/partners/my%20spp%20dashboard/en-us/docs/SPP_Channel_Roadmap_May_2013.pdf

Seagate will continue to release firmware bug fixes and such for next 4 years for those drives, but any you buy today were made almost a year ago.  (Yes, the 12G SAS is the replacement.  They are downward compatible with 6Gbit HBAs & enclosures, or at least they are downward compatible with PREMIUM SAS enclosures/backplanes that bothered to qualify 12G product)
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