Sybase has bought the assets of Aleri, a provider of complex event processing software. The terms of the purchase were not announced. Sybase says that the acquisition strengthens its analytics platform to better meet the needs of enterprises requiring real-time analytics processing. The properties acquired include Aleri’s CEP engine, adapters and its liquidity application templates. Sybase will merge its CEP software with Aleri’s engine to make a single product.

“The addition of Sybase development resources to the Aleri platform will accelerate the pace of innovation, adding new features to the CEP engine,” said Jerry Baulier, Sybase’s vice president of engineering. Sybase does not expect the transaction to have a material impact on 2010 financial results. Aleri was based in Chicago; Sybase is headquartered in Dublin, Calif.

Microsoft says that sales of Windows 7 drove it to record revenues of US$19.02 billion for its fiscal second quarter, which ran from October to December 2009. It was a 14% increase over the same quarter in 2008. Net income for the quarter was $6.66 billion, a 60% increase. “Exceptional demand for Windows 7 led to the positive top-line growth for the company,” said Peter Klein, Microsoft’s CFO, in a statement. Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 launched on Oct. 22.

CA reported revenues of US$1.128 billion for its fiscal third quarter, which ran from October to December 2009. It was up from $1.02 billion in the same quarter 2008. Net income rose from $208 million to $257 million during the same period. During the quarter, CA had purchased NetQoS for $200 million in cash and repurchased $40 million of its common stock.

Magic Software announced revenues of US$14.5 million for the fourth quarter of 2009. This is a decline from $15.1 million in the same quarter of 2008. However, profitability increased to $3.5 million for the quarter, up from $0.9 million in same quarter of 2008. For the full year, revenue decreased from $62 million in 2008 to $55.4 million in 2009. The company improved its profit in 2009, however, because it realized a $2 million capital gain from selling its headquarters building.

MicroStrategy, of McLain, Va., reported revenues of US$105.8 million for the fourth quarter 2009, an increase from $95 million in the fourth quarter of 2008. The business intelligence software company’s net income was $20.5 million, up from $14.3 million for the same quarter last year.