Clayton, Missouri (PRWEB) February 3, 2006
In business since 1994 Paul A. Schneider, President and Tim Smith, Co-Founder of "The Country Club us" are launching an interactive golf game package consisting of CDs and Downloads.
The CDs and Game Downloads from "The Country Club" are made for Windows based computers only. The game installs in minutes. Available on the Internet, the set consist of interactive, 18 hole golf, 3-D action, live online chat, live tournaments and cash prizes.
The Country Club business runs on (16) Dell 6300 servers with a dedicated 100 megabit connection to the internet equivalent to (75) T-1 connections. The servers run on a Linux Enterprise platform. The servers are protected by hardware based, state-of-the-art firewalls built by NetScreen.
Network operations center in St. Louis, Missouri can be toured Monday through Friday from 9:00AM to 5:00PM Central time. The Country Club, as developer and manager of these products, has taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its communications and computing infrastructure, including but not limited to authentication, monitoring, auditing, and encryption.
Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day practices of The Country Club operating environment as part of its continuing commitment to risk management. All accounting systems, game development, and system architecture has been developed and integrated by The Country Club engineers.
Paul A. Schneider, President brings to the company a broad background in marketing, strategic planning, and business financing, resulting from 20+ years in senior executive positions. Mr. Schneider has led marketing, sales, business development and product development teams for several companies. Mr. Schneider's education includes a B.S. degree in Business Management. Mr. Schneider is currently President and owner of Online Exchange, an online marketing and website development company. Previously, Mr. Schneider was President and owner of Clinical Systems, Inc., a nationwide, medical manufacturing and rental company.
The worldwide video game industry, with revenues of $24.5 billion last year, overtook movie box-office receipts, and sales are expected to soar to $55 billion by 2008, according to PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Over 100 million people a day play online games. Plus another 200 million people will be playing next year according to Forrester Research.
The Country Club is an online golf game distributed on CD and by online Downloads. For $99 customers get a five CD set and a custom website with 1,000 Game Downloads which retail for over $10,000. A real bargain in electronic gaming, The Country Club ranks up among the best of the best. It's a golf game customers can play with other people all over the world. In many ways it's like Tiger Woods and Golden Tee Online, except The Country Club also offers weekly online tournaments, cash prizes and live chat. The Country Club is planning to release more games in the next 12 months including a multi-player racing game and a multi-player soccer game.
The Country Club/Golf Online