MPLS solves some difficult problem in IP world. VPN is very easy on MPLS. If your core is router based , MPLS will give you very powerful tool to configure VPN easyly. Moreover , MPLS gives you Traffic Engineering tool. If you use it you can use your all core bandwitdh very efficiently.
When you start such a project , I think scalibility should be concerned. You can carry customer traffic in different VLANs using 802.1q. But be carefull of Spanning tree. It deas not scale as MPLS.
Your IPSEC questions depends. If you need end-to-end encryption CE-CE IPSec is suitable. Also today IPSEC is not aware of MPLS. So there should be some tricks & additional router if you apply CE-PE IPSEC encryption.
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