News Center Stay up-to-date on the latest news from the City of Virginia Beach. SearchSearch by Date RangeStart End View News by Category All NewsAgricultureAquarium and MuseumsBudget & Management ServicesCity AttorneyCity AuditorCity ClerkCity ManagerCity TreasurerCommissioner of the RevenueCommonwealth's AttorneyCommunications OfficeConvention and Visitors BureauCourtsCultural AffairsEconomic DevelopmentEmergency Communications & Citizen ServicesEmergency Medical ServicesFinanceFireHousing & Neighborhood PreservationHuman Resources (City)Human ServicesInformation TechnologyParks & RecreationPlanningPolicePublic HealthPublic LibrariesPublic UtilitiesPublic WorksReal Estate AssessorStrategic Growth AreaVolunteer ResourcesVoter Registration & ElectionsCurrent Category Information Technology Page Content Pedro Wallace Selected as City’s New CIOFriday, March 03, 2017Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen announced today the appointment of Pedro Wallace as chief information officer and director of the Department of Information Technology Department. Wallace is currently the CIO in Chesapeake, VA. "Pedro is a great find for the City … Virginia Beach Takes Top Honors in Annual Digital Cities SurveyThursday, November 10, 2016The Center for Digital Government has honored Virginia Beach as one of the most technologically advanced large cities (populations of 250,000-499,999) in the nation. The city took home first place in the Digital Cities Survey, an annual measure of municipal government's use … Ultra-High-Speed Subsea Cable is High-Tech Gold Friday, May 27, 2016The first transoceanic fiber cable station in the Mid-Atlantic will be in Virginia Beach. "Having Microsoft, Facebook and Telefonica in our city is an exciting development. It helps us continue our mission of becoming one of the most connected cities in the world," … Virginia Beach Development Authority Approves Sale of Land to Telefónica for Transoceanic Fiber CommunicationsTuesday, May 17, 2016Virginia Beach Development Authority approved the sale of a 3.5-acre site in Corporate Landing to Telefónica International Wholesale Services USA, Inc. for $735,000. Telefónica will build a 20,000 to 23,000-square-foot data center that will house the first transoceanic fibe … Contact InformationCommunications Office(757) email@example.com(757) 427-5978 VB311(757) 385-3111VB311@vbgov.comVB311 Site More News Releases Can't find what you are looking for? View a complete list of Virginia Beach news releases.