Types of catalog offerings for VMware You can use several base configurations to create cloud resource offerings. Basic service catalog offerings: Use the base system presets to test cloud provisioning in your environment and to determine how you want to customize service catalog offerings. This is the easiest and quickest procedure for configuring Cloud Management. Custom service catalog offerings: Build on the basic configuration by adding features to the provisioning workflow. Give users more choices and apply prices to your catalog items. Advanced service catalog offerings: Customize your catalog offerings, allowing users to request special configurations, or to skip approvals during provisioning and automate provisioning tasks.