The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it 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 laptops of this spec and age.
The worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC is HDD.
If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (SSD).