According to this announcement you can now get
When you make a qualifying purchase of VMware vSphere, the industry’s leading virtualization platform, you will be entitled to receive SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for VMware and a subscription to patches and updates at no additional cost (see terms and conditions below). By running SLES for VMware, you’ll also have the option to purchase technical support services for directly through VMware.
The terms and conditions are on the above web page. It will be very interesting to see how this pans out. This may be just what the Novell doctor ordered.