The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a better storage medium than most laptops of this type and age. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core laptops 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.
An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.
Amongst comparable 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 consider the Lenovo T420s (SSD).