The EliteBook Folio 9470m has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.
If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.