News of Note—AI vendor SenseTime raises $1B, Ciena to buy Packet Design and more

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Ciena is buying Packet Design. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> SenseTime, a Chinese AI company, has raised more than $1 billion in back-to-back funding rounds. CNBC article

> Here's a look at why service providers and IT enterprise organizations need to put NFV in their data centers. DataCenter Dynamics article

> Ciena announced a deal to acquire Packet Design. The financial details weren't available. Telecomlead article