You can duplicate file system data by cloning snapshots that were created during backups.
You can use the instant cloning feature to create a copy of the file system data by using a full IntelliSnap backup.
The cloning feature uses the storage array hardware capability. For information about the supported arrays, see Application Clone.
You can use the cloning feature to do the following:
Duplicate large amounts of data in a short amount of
Create and update test environments
Create clones for applications that do not directly use IntelliSnap
Retrieve data quickly without intensive resource use on the production environment
Alleviate the load on production servers