Client Consolidation solutions

I have lately been involved with "Client Consolidation" solutions which is a new (well it's not that new) trend aimed at re-architecting the way companies/organizations think about their standard desktop deployments. It encompasses different philosophies and models from traditional Terminal Services and Citrix scenarios through Virtual Clients (what VMware calls "Virtual Desktop Infrastructure" to be pragmatic) all the way to Blade PC's and Workstations. This is an "announcement post" meaning that I will expand and discuss on the technical details in a couple of ways:

Watch these two places on a regular basis (if you are interested in the matter).