The Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) is the Commonwealth's consolidated information technology organization. VITA's responsibilities fall into four primary categories:
- Governance and protection of the Commonwealth's information security programs in support of the responsibilities of the Chief Information Officer of the Commonwealth;
- Operation of the IT infrastructure for the executive branch agencies declared by the legislature to be in-scope to VITA;
- Governance of IT investments in support of the duties and responsibilities of the Information Technology Advisory Council and the Chief Information Officer of the Commonwealth;
- Procurement of technology for VITA and on behalf of other state agencies and institutions of higher education.