Reservation Items

Updated: June 2, 2021

Define your reservation items via the Reservation tab from the Items section of your product profile page. The following provides step-by-step instructions on how to define items on the Connect platform.

Start defining your items

Click on the Edit icon next to a provided default item to edit this item. Alternatively, delete the default items and click the Create Item button to define a new item.

The following steps in the appeared form help you to successfully configure your reservation items.

1. General

Specify the general properties:

  • Name: Enter your item name.
  • Manufacturer Part Number: Type your item MPN.
  • Description: Enter a short description of your item.
  • Parent Item: Select a parent item (optional).

Click Next or click on the Type step to specify the type properties.

2. Type

Fill out the type form


The type form allows specifying the following properties:
Billing Period specifies the interval of time from the end of one billing statement date to the next billing statement date.
Commitment period specifies whether a Vendor is committed to providing the service for a selected period and whether customers are committed to paying for the service during this period.
Unit defines how service resources are accounted for, for example, per unit or per computer.

  • Billing period: Select a billing period from the list. The system allows selecting 1 month, 1-5 years, or perpetual options.
  • Commitment period: Select the commitment period from 1 to 5 years or exclude commitment by selecting the “no commitment” option.
  • Unit: Select an item unit type from the list. The system provides a variety of available item unit types to select, such as Licenses, Devices, Messages, Calls, Users, and more.

Save your defined items

Click Save or Create to complete your item definition.

As a result, your defined item will be available on the Reservation items list.

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