SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware is included with your VMware vSphere support subscription

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With SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware, you can increase the value of your vSphere purchase by getting access to an industry-proven Linux operating system including a subscription to patches and updates at no cost. You will also be able to obtain technical phone support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware directly from VMware for a seamless support experience.

SUSE and VMware

Using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware, you can now accelerate your journey to the cloud by leveraging the power of an enterprise Linux operating system that VMware makes available for free to most customers. VMware's enterprise Linux offer includes:

  • Access to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware operating system iso file
  • Free subscription to patches and updates to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware (unique to VMware)
  • Ability to run as many virtual machines as you want per qualified vSphere host

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SUSE Linux is the only operating system included with your vSphere support entitlement and is the only Linux OS for which VMware offers phone-based support. SUSE Linux is also VMware's choice as integrated Linux host OS for their virtual appliance product offerings. If you're still paying for hosting Linux on vSphere, download and activate SLES® for VMware today.

Joint Solutions

With SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware, you get the same high performance, reliability and scalability that you expect from SLES, optimized for running in a vSphere environment. If you run vSphere, you may be entitled to run with maintenance for free. Find out how you can save thousands of dollars by using SLES for VMware for your Linux workloads.

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By delivering SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with every VMware vSphere subscription, customers can more easily and cost-effectively virtualize Linux applications, accelerate their evolution to a fully virtualized datacenter and simplify portability of their applications to cloud environments.Raghu RaghuramSenior Vice President and General Manager, Virtualization and Cloud Platforms, VMware
We are pleased to collaborate with Novell to deliver a complete, high-performance solution for creating virtualized environments. Our work together has brought optimized performance, integrated support and greater value to customers today. Brian ByunVice President Global Alliances, VMware