President Bush has named Gregory Peters, president and CEO of Internap, to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council.

The group includes several network executives and is to advise the President on means of securing the nation’s information infrastructure.

“It is a privilege to have been selected to serve on the President’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council,” said Peters in a statement. “Advances in information technology have changed the way our economy and government is run and, at the same time, created new security challenges. I look forward to working with corporate and government leaders on these important and timely issues.”

Internap is a provider of high-performance routing services over the Internet.

Other executives include leaders from Cisco, Internet Security Systems, Intel, Pfizer, plus representatives from academia and state and local governments.