It's official: Microsoft admit that linux is "a cutting-edge ... platform"

Well, not really, but who would let actual facts get in the way of a good story?

Sunjeev Pandey, senior director of Microsoft IT, said the company is "pleased to be partnering with Aruba in the upgrade of Microsoft's next-generation wireless LAN".

"This partnership will allow Microsoft to leverage a cutting-edge wireless and mobility platform that provides us the scalability, performance and security that our environment demands," Pandey said.

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