“Apple and Microsoft can partner on more things than we can compete on, and that is what the customer wants…Office on the Mac is a force,” Cook told the audience. “Partnering with Microsoft is great for our customers and that’s why we do it.”There it is again: It’s what our customers want. Microsoft certainly recognizes that. Their new frenemies do too. Customers are insisting on a high level of integration and everyone is listening and trying to work together.A couple of years ago, this kind of esprit de corps among these disparate companies would have been unthinkable. Today it’s the standard way of doing business and Microsoft is transforming before our eyes to be a part of it.