Data storage equipment maker EMC's revenue rises 5 pct

July 23 (Reuters) - EMC Corp, the world's largest data storage equipment maker, reported a 5 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by sales of flash storage products and growth at its VMware Inc virtualization software unit.

Net income fell to $589 million, or 28 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30 from $701 million, or 32 cents per share, a year earlier.

Revenue rose to $5.88 billion from $5.61 billion.

(Reporting by Soham Chatterjee in Bangalore; Editing by Kirti Pandey)