Remember Steven Bradbury – the ice skater who won gold when he was the last man standing? Well there’s a sense of the Steven Bradburys about the race to supply the NSW Government with its data centres as a key bid member in the Leighton camp has now pulled the plug.
The selection of a partner to build and operate two monster data centres for the NSW State Government has had the hallmarks of high farce for some time as bidder after bidder fell over. Eventually only the Macquarie Capital Group and Leighton Contractors were left in the race for the project that calls for 130 Government data centres to be consolidated into just two. But Springfield Land Corporation has now confirmed that it, a key part of the Leighton line up, has withdrawn from the race to build a data centre for the NSW Government.
Source: IT Wire